Packington Parish Council

Serving the people of Packington

Clerk: Alexandra Stretton
Woodbine Cottage, 11 Cottage
Lane, Desford, Leicestershire
LE9 9GF

Tel: 07936 359949

Author: Alexandra Stretton

Ongoing Closure of the Playground and Gym Equipment

The trustees of the recreation ground have carried out a risk assessment, following the Government's guidelines, on the re-opening of play areas and outdoor play and sports equipment. They have concluded that unfortunately it will not be safe for them to be reopened. Please see the attached notice for more information.

This matter will be kept under review.

Please refer any queries to the clerk.

Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 14:06 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Coronavirus, Packington, Recreation Ground

Annual Audit - Notification of Public Rights and Publication 2019/20

We are required by our external auditors to publish the Annual Internal Audit Report together with the Notice of Public Rights, the Annual Governance Statement and the Accounting Statements for the financial year 2019/20.

Please see attached document.

Posted: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 13:22 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Audit

Tips to re-open - guidance on use

Tips to re-open - guidance on use

Some of the tips in Leicestershire will be reopening on Monday 18th May.

There will be limits on what waste can be taken and visits will be by appointment. See the attached leaflet for details.

Book yourself a time slot at:
www.leicestershire.gov.uk/waste-bookings

Posted: Fri, 15 May 2020 15:53 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Coronavirus, News, Packington, tip, waste

Beware of Scammers - Covid-19

See this link from Trading Standards for more information and advice about avoiding scammers who are trying to take advantage of the current crisis.

https://www.nationaltradingstandards.uk/news/beware-of-covid19-scams/

Posted: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:18 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: COVID-19, Coronavirus, Packington, Scam

Link to North West Leics District Council Covid-19 Advice Page

Please use this link to access the NWLDC Covid-19 (coronavirus) information page:

https://www.nwleics.gov.uk/pages/coronavirus_information_for_nwl_communities

Posted: Sun, 22 Mar 2020 16:27 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: News, Packington

Parish Council Meetings cancelled

Unfortunately, the decision has had to be taken to cancel Parish Council meetings for at least the next 3 months.

The council will still be running and in touch with each other and the clerk is still at work.

If you have any queries at all, please contact the clerk using the details at the top of this page.

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 11:21 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: News, Packington

Packington Litter Pick - Sunday 8th March 2020

Packington Litter Pick - Sunday 8th March 2020

Annual Litter Pick to take place on:

SUNDAY 8th MARCH

10am - 12noon

MEET AT THE VILLAGE HALL

Bags and litter pickers provided.

See attached document for full details.

Posted: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 15:10 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Event, Packington, Volunteer, litter pick

Packington Christmas Craft Fair and Christmas Lights

There will be a Christmas Craft Fair at the Memorial Hall from 1pm on Sunday 1st December followed by the Christmas Lights switch on with carols at 6pm.

Posted: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 11:16 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Christmas, Craft Fair, Event, Lights

Community Speed Watch Results

Community Speed Watch Results

In September, the Leicestershire County Council Speed Watch team carried out an exercise in Packington on three of our roads.

The results of the exercise are attached. As a result of the survey, they say that average speeds through the village are not high enough to warrant further action, such as the speed cameras the parish council have asked for.

We have also been in touch with the local police who... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 09:23 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Speed watch

Flooding Information and Helpline

Some areas are experiencing flooding due to the heavy rainfall.

North West Leicestershire District Council have a page dedicated to providing information about flooding and what to do if it happens in your area.

Follow this link: https://www.nwleics.gov.uk/pages/flooding

Posted: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 13:03 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Flooding